THE AMAZING PEOPLE OF MAF

People are at the heart of everything we at MAF do. The skills and passion they bring make MAF who we are.

Thirteen hundred staff work in over 30 countries around the world with MAF. MAF New Zealand currently has around 25 staff serving overseas. Along with pilots and aviation engineers, MAF employs staff trained in administration, information technology, operations, accounting, project management and recruitment.

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The “Forgotten People” of Northern Kenya

The Turkana people call themselves “Emuriakin”, the forgotten people. This is understandable given the fact that the government’s attention towards this region was drawn off when the borders ofRead more

Help Transform a Nation!

Can you imagine being among the 70% of the population of Timor Leste who live in rural areas? You would face significant inequality with those in the capital Dili. In fact you, your family and yourRead more

Tali Takes To The Air

Tali Grace is currently training to become a pilot at the MAF Flight Training Centre at Mareeba. Her journey to MAF began when her Dad took her to visit PNG in 2008. On her first flight in a smallRead more

A Force To Be Reckoned with!

Joe Knighton, Senior Flight Instructor for Mareeba Flight Training Centre strongly believes that, “God gives us skills and abilities, and it is our duty to use those skills to help others.” GrowRead more

Managers Needed

TREE TOPS LODGE IN BEAUTIFUL NORTH QUEENSLAND is a joint venture of MAF and Wycliffe. It provides accommodation for missionaries seeking a break from the mission field, offering rest in a peacefulRead more

Clean Water, Fresh From the Mountain!

Flying over the highlands of PNG and looking down on the huge forests, more and more houses with a corrugated iron roof can be spotted. For hundreds of years the people used to live under a grass rooRead more

Help Dreams Come True

In 2013 Josephine was living in an orphanage in Kajo Keji, South Sudan. She was a teenager, exhausted by a life that had left her powerless. Her broken wheelchair had condemned her to crawling on theRead more

Overcoming “Runny Ears” in Arnhem Land

From the very beginning, the vision of the Menzies School of Health Research has been a commitment to examine, understand and improve Indigenous health, including those living in Northern Australia aRead more

MAF Makes It Possible

Friedemann Urschitz, from the Liebenzell Mission in Austria recently wrote: Thanks to MAF I was able to get to remote villages to conduct courses, get airstrip equipment repaired and visit churchesRead more

Second Disaster in Five Weeks for Mozambique

Cyclone Kenneth struck Mozambique April 25-26, 2019, just five weeks after Cyclone Idai caused large scale devastation and loss of life. In response to this latest disaster Mission AviationRead more

We Are Coming to Whanganui and Hawera!

We are looking forward to coming to Whanganui and Hawera, and warmly invite you to join us at one of these events. Tell your friends! All welcome. Tuesday 14 May Welcome anytime between 4.30pm -Read more

Flying Over the Mud!

Only 43% of Chadians have basic access to clean water. International Aid Services (IAS), a relief and development organisation based in Denmark, drills wells to provide clean water to those who need Read more